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News & Events

Ongoing Events

  • Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS) Table: Wednesdays, 6 p.m., at The Runcible Spoon (412 E 6th St). Contact Marina Antic ( for more information.
  • Romanian Language Table: Wednesdays, 7.30 p.m., The Runcible Spoon (6th St). Contact Elena Popa ( for more details.
  • Russian Language Table: Fridays, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at at the Pourhouse Cafe (314 E Kirkwood Ave). Contact Alex Kohut ( for more details.
  • Ukrainian Language Table: Fridays, 5:00 p.m., The Runcible Spoon (6th St). Contact Svitlana Melnyk ( for more details.

Upcoming Events

  • Friday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m. "Coping with Uncertainty: Petty Traders in Post-Soviet Russia" by Kamil Wielecki GISB 1106.
  • Friday, April 6, 2018, 4:30-6:00 p.m. "Chekhov's Medical Aesthetics", Woodburn Hall 009, talk given by Matthew Mangold, Post-doc at HSE, Moscow.
  • Friday, April 13, 9:00-11:30 a.m. IMU Stateroom. China Russia and the World: Focus on the Middle East, This symposium will address Chines and Russian involvements in the Middle East, exploring their consequences for the region and tracing the motivations that have shaped the nature of relations between the Middle Eastern states, Russia, and China, from the Cold War into the present.
  • Friday, April 13, 2018, 4:30-6:30 p.m. "Double Exposures: Translating Dostoevsky's Corpses", Woodburn Hall 009, talk given by Elizabeth Geballe, Indiana University.

Past Events

  • Friday, March 30, 2018, 4:30-6:00 p.m. “Karma in ‘The Forged Coupon’: A Case Study in Tolstoyan Ideology as Narrative”, Woodburn Hall 009, talk given by Laurel Schmuck, University of Southern California.
  • Monday, March 26, 2018, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Slavic Talent Show, Rawles Hall 100. Join us for a fun celebration of Slavic and East European languages and cultures at the annual Slavic Talent Show! There will be student performances and light refreshments. All are welcome!
  • Friday, March 23, 2018, 1:00 p.m. The Unkrainian Studies Organization presents "Geographical Attachment and Imaginative Freedom: Mikhail Bulgakov and Kyiv", GISB 3134. A talk by Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed. Born in Kyiv, Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) spent years in the city that significantly shaped his artistic imagination. What is Bulgakov’s Kyiv? Why does this city have such a gripping effect? This presentation offers a brief journey into the Kyiv that Bulgakov seems to have never left.
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. "From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy", Psychology Building 101. A talk by historian Sara Snyder, Associate Professor of History at American University.